Hurricane Isabel

Hurricane Isabel

Storm chasers follow Isabel

WHEN Hurricane Isabel took aim at the eastern seaboard of the United States, university researchers set their sights on her, in the hope of learning more of the destructive secrets of these massive storms.

Isabel's trail of destruction leaves 16 dead

AT LEAST 16 people died and more than five million were left without electricity as Hurricane Isabel ripped through the eastern states of the US yesterday.

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America feels the wrath of Isabel

AS HURRICANE Isabel howled ashore, with 105mph winds, 40ft-high waves and torrential rain, most of those ordered to leave North Carolina’s vulnerable coast had already fled. Wally Courie stayed put.

Hurricane Isabel claims six lives

AT least six people are thought to have died and millions have been left without electricity on America’s east coast as Hurricane Isabel slammed ashore.

100,000 flee deadly force of hurricane

TRAFFIC streamed inland from North Carolina’s vulnerable coastal islands yesterday as residents and tourists fled from the path of Hurricane Isabel.

Hurricane alert closes Capitol

GOVERNMENT offices in Washington DC were ordered to close today as Hurricane Isabel headed towards the United States.

Oil slides again as Isabel moves towards land

OIL prices fell to fresh lows as traders bet that Hurricane Isabel, which could hit the US east coast later this week, would do little to disrupt a build up in fuel supplies ahead of winter.

Hurricane set to hit US coast

UP to 90,000 people were fleeing the United States’ North Carolina coast today as Hurricane Isabel, the most powerful storm in four years, menaced the eastern coast.

Hurricane Isabel heads for the US coast

MORE than 75,000 people were urged to evacuate the coast of North Carolina yesterday as Hurricane Isabel approached the US eastern seaboard.

Four-month lows on better Iraq supply news

OIL prices eased to four-month lows yesterday on growing confidence over sustained winter supply to the US, the world’s biggest importer, coupled with the reduced threat from Hurricane Isabel.

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